for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, which advocates for legalization of marijuana in the US, told China Daily.
“For instance, Idaho says that all marijuana, including hem
p and products derived from hemp are illegal in the state. So, the federal government lifting the b]
an on hemp doesn’t change the fact that in Idaho these products are still illegal,” he said.
For a CBD product to be legal, it requires that a state h
as amended its laws on the same terms as the federal law, Armentano said.
But confusing rules about CBD oil led to some predatory companie]
s entering the market and selling poor quality products with potential adulterants, he said.
“We don’t know what’s in the products, we don’t know the amount of active components in these products and we don’t
know what sort of standards are used by the companies in the manufacturing of these products,” he said.